Lucas, Brazil’s new sensation, has signed a new deal at São Paulo with a release clause of 80 million euros. That is more than the estimated 50 million euro release clauses of Ganso and Neymar. Lucas will now earn approximately GBP 50,000 per month, more than 10 times his previous salary. Not bad for a young lad.
Liedson saves Corinthians’ blushes. Corinthians were headed to a disappointing draw at home to Mogi Mirim (Rivaldo’s team that he doesn’t even like) until Liedson popped up with two goals late in the game. Corinthians 2 Mogi Mirim 0. Ronaldo who?
The Brazilians of Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) beat Roma 3 – 2 in the Olympic Stadium in Rome. The Shakhtar goals were all scored by Brazilians: Jadson, Douglas Costa and Luiz Adriano.